Poll Update

National - 2012 President - Obama 47%, Romney 46% (YouGov/Economist 9/1-9/3/12)

Population 1,000 Adults
Margin of Error ±4.2 percentage points
Polling Method Internet
Source YouGov/Economist [PDF]
This poll asked respondents 11 questions tracked by HuffPost Pollster.

1) Barack Obama Favorable Rating

Asked of 1,000 adults
Very Favorable 29%
Somewhat Favorable 19%
Somewhat Unfavorable 9%
Very Unfavorable 36%
Undecided 7%

2) US Right Direction Wrong Track

Asked of 1,000 adults
Right Direction 24%
Wrong Track 59%
Undecided 17%

3) Mitt Romney Favorable Rating

Asked of 1,000 adults
Very Favorable 21%
Somewhat Favorable 19%
Somewhat Unfavorable 18%
Very Unfavorable 34%
Undecided 11%

4) Paul Ryan Favorable Rating

Asked of 1,000 adults
Somewhat Favorable 14%
Somewhat Unfavorable 11%
Strongly Favorable 26%
Strongly Unfavorable 34%
Undecided 16%

5) Joe Biden Favorable Rating

Asked of 1,000 adults
Very Favorable 17%
Somewhat Favorable 24%
Somewhat Unfavorable 12%
Very Unfavorable 32%
Undecided 14%

6) Obama Job Approval - Economy

Asked of 1,000 adults
Strongly Approve 14%
Somewhat Approve 22%
Somewhat Disapprove 10%
Strongly Disapprove 40%
Undecided 13%

7) Obama Job Approval - Health

Asked of 1,000 adults
Strongly Approve 24%
Strongly Disapprove 39%
Undecided 13%

8) Congress Job Approval

Asked of 1,000 adults
Approve 8%
Disapprove 65%
Neither 17%
Undecided 10%

9) 2012 National House Race

Asked of 1,000 adults
Democrat 40%
Republican 32%
Not Voting 11%
Other 2%
Undecided 16%

10) 2012 General Election: Romney vs. Obama

Asked of 737 registered voters
Barack Obama 47%
Mitt Romney 46%
Other 3%
Undecided 4%

11) Obama Job Approval

Asked of 1,000 adults
Approve 43%
Disapprove 48%
Undecided 9%
Asked of 378 Democrats
Approve 76%
Disapprove 17%
Undecided 6%
Asked of 256 Republicans
Approve 8%
Disapprove 91%
Undecided 1%
Asked of 309 independents
Approve 42%
Disapprove 49%
Undecided 9%